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Many landlords not aware of safety responsibilities


Half of landlords have not installed a fire alarm and 70% have not fitted a carbon monoxide alarm in rental premises, according to a survey of tenants.
Half of landlords have not installed a fire alarm and 70% have not fitted a carbon monoxide alarm in rental premises, according to a survey of tenants.

Eighty-five per cent agree that the government should do more to protect people who rent from private landlords. Darrell Sansom, managing director at AXA Business Insurance, said: “There is goodwill between landlords and their tenants and our research shows that rental home horror stories and negative stereotypes are few and far between.

“Having said that, we know that more and more people are slipping into the landlord role through circumstance rather than design, and it seems that despite a positive approach and good intentions, many are simply not aware of all of their safety responsibilities.

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    09/09/2015
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